BIONB 3950

BIONB 3950

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020. Courses of Study 2020-2021 is scheduled to publish late June.

Focuses on how different molecular and genetic approaches have led to major advances in neuroscience. Lectures, student presentations, and discussions examine original research articles. Topics include ligand-gated channels, potassium channels, seven membrane spanning receptors, olfaction, pain and cold receptors, neurotransmitter release, neural networks, epilepsy, optogenetics, and circadian rhythms.

When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 25 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

  • Demonstrate mastery of reading primary scientific literature in molecular neuroscience
  • Demonstrate ability to present scientific information from primary literature to a broad audience by oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply basic scientific principles to formulate hypotheses that explain raw scientific data.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the utility of model genetic organisms in the field of neuroscience.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16623BIONB 3950  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.